A Guide to the Henry Brooke Letter and Flyer, 1893, c.1909 Brooke, Henry, Letter and Flyer Ms1949-001

A Guide to the Henry Brooke Letter and Flyer, 1893, c.1909

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1949-001


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1949-001
Title
Henry Brooke Letter and Flyer, 1893, c.1909
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Brooke, Henry
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of a letter written March 1893 from Brooke to Editor Colliery Engineer about an article written by Otto C. Burkhart.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Henry Brooke Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Henry Brooke Letter, Ms1949-001, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was acquired by Newman Library prior to 1949.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Henry Brooke Letter was completed prior to 2010. Additional description was completed in December 2010.


Biographical Note

Henry Brooke was an employee of the Spring Mt. Glendon and Mt. Carmel Collieries, Machine Shops and Foundry of Jeansville, Pennsylvania.

Scope and Content

The collection contains a letter by Henry Brooke to Editor Colliery Engineer about an article written by Otto C. Burkhart, Professor of Mining Engineering at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech), written in March 1893. Brooke also writes about telescopes used in surveying and mentions the inclusion of technical drawings, which are not included in the collection. There is also a New York watermark.

Also, included in the collection is an Announcement for the School of Mines at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. The announcement contains a program of study, list of faculty, cost of attendance, and pictures of mining laboratories in. There is no date on the announcement. However, due to the list of faculty and the addition of a fifth year to the program of study in 1910-11 school year, which this announcement only has four years, the date is estimated between 1908 and 1910.

Arrangement

Material in this collection are arranged in chronological order, undated materials are at the beginning.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College
  • Local Subjects:

  • Faculty
  • Science and Technology
  • University Archives

Contents List

Folder 1
Letter and announcement, 1893.